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Whimsical Figure by Artist Lee Musselman (1956-2013)

One of my all time favorite outsider artists was the the late sculptor Lee Musselman whose work I’ve collected and featured at New York City’s Outsider Art Fair. Not only was Lee’s work featured in “Art in America,” his inventive assemblages featuring “lost”dolls, toys, tools, and all manner of unexpected objects are legendary. The piece […]

Early Isaac Smith Carved Snake

Self-taught Louisiana-born artist Isaac Smith is widely known for his inventive animal creations. This example is one of his earliest carvings. It was originally collected by Dallas folk art dealer Ralph Willard, a longtime Isaac Smith fan, and remained in his collection for years. The carving features a snake winding its way up a tree, […]

African American Made Double Sided Denim Quilt

  Large double sided African-American made quilt fashioned from various tones of denim. The quilt is machine sewn with hand stitching. The pieces measure 84″ long and 64″ wide, and is perfect for hanging in a high ceilinged living room or bedroom. $1250.

Hand Crafted Star of Bethlehem Quilt

Vibrant antique Star of Bethlehem quilt. Hand stitched and made with a colorful assortment of cotton solids and prints. Measurements are 85″ in length and 75″ wide. C. 1910-1920. Excellent condition. $850

Shane Campbell’s “Robert Johnson”

Self-taught artist Shane Campbell loves the blues, and famed Mississippi blues man Robert Johnson is a character he has carved more than once. I, too,  am a Robert Johnson fan and, some years ago, co-wrote the docudrama “Can’t You Hear The Wind Howl? The Life And Music of Robert Johnson.” This example of Shane’s work […]

Eddie Arning (untitled birds)

“Birds” by Eddie Arning (1898-1993) Arning was a Texas-born self-taught artist who began to draw at age 66 after being institutionalized for mental illness most of his adult life. Crayon on paper in custom bird’s eye maple frame. Image is 32″ X 22″. One of the largest and finest examples of his work. $4,000